Season 2 ends with a bang! We continue of our conversation with Darrell Jobe where Ted and I dig in more to what he's doing to change the world through his innovations at Vericool.
Hit them up at http://vericoolpackaging.com/
Darrell is absolutely one of our favorite people in this packaging world and is deserving of not just 2 episodes, but a recurring slot :)
In this episode we connect with Darrell and his story and next episode is about his company and all the great things they are doing!
Find Darrell on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrell-jobe-3b10a533/
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Karen has an incredible story from growing up in India to stumbling into the packaging world and falling in love with in. Karen is on site for PCA at Hershey's and is loving every minute of her job :)
Connect with Karen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/karensoniaaranha/
Going back to where it all began for me (Adam)! I'm joined by Bob Peek, President of Peek Packaging, Miles and Mackey Peek also jumped on and we talk about family dynamics. The difficulty of family in business when everyone is working in the company and you gotta hear Bob's answer about what he would fix about the packaging industy.
Connect with them at www.peekpackaging.com
Bob Peek on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-peek-87186011/
Miles Peek on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/miles-peek-37b353103/
Mackey Peek on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mackey-peek-box-guy/
Innoflex Solutions provides incredibly valuable solutions to both OEM's and CPG companies to help solve some very real and pressing packaging equipment problems.
Robert Champion shares his story with us about his journey!
He can be reached via email at email@example.com or on his cell phone at 248-214-8480
How often do you get to say, "I interviewed the President!" THE President of the World Packaging Organization is in the building and he did not disappoint!
Joining the podcast all the way from the Gold Coast of Australia he chronicled his journey from South Africa to the WPO and it's a must listen
If you are in the US and you want to get involved in the WPO, you should join the IOPP by visiting https://www.iopp.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2606
Connect with Pierre at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Peek at https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
Happy Juneteenth, everyone!
We have Kirk Visola from Mind the Font on to talk about packaging, design, branding, black owned businesses, comic books, and so much more.
Do not sleep on this episode!
If you own a black owned business or know of anyone who does, sent them to https://www.mindthefont.com/empower to apply for the Empowered Initiative
Find Kirk on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirkvisola/
Find Ted Taitt on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ted-taitt-4458136/
Find Adam Peek on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
June is PRIDE month and today is the day after a powerful Supreme Court ruling extending protections to the LGBTQ community and I could not be more proud than to have Paul Nowak from Quad Graphics on the podcast. Paul shares his story as a packaging nerd and gay man and how that has made him an invaluable asset to the team at Quad and the packaging industry
You can connect with Paul on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-nowak-6042a91a/
Adam Peek - www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek
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Michael Hughes offers his perspective as an Irishman who has worked for large companies like P&G and is now the CEO of Elevation Labs and has done an exceptional job of leading his team during this current Covid crisis along with his firm stance on issues of racial injustice (this episode was recorded prior to the George Floyd murder so it's not mentioned during the interview)
You can find Michael on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-hughes-91aa096/
Contact Elevation Labs at https://www.elevationlabs.com/
Connect with Adam Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
Adept Packaging Group is doing some incredible things and Jared Spencer is right at the heart of it all!
Learn about Jared's story and journey along with some of the strides Adept is making to bring transparency and sustainability to the packaging world
You can find Jared on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/packagingconsulting/
You can connect with Adam Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek
The Design Doc is in the building! Dr. VanHurley is an accomplished professor, teacher, designer, artist, author, and packaging professional.
She drops some knowledge on her past along with some trends she is seeing going forward.
You can purchase her book "Bootstrap Branding" here - https://www.amazon.com/Bootstrap-Branding-Entrepreneurs-Building-Finances/dp/0692662448
Connect with her on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/drvickievanhurley/
You can connect with Adam Peek on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek
If you want to listen to the podcast search for People of Packaging Podcast anywhere you listen to podcasts.
Or online - https://wavve.link/peopleofpackaging/episodes
Adam and Kate had an interview that aired live on Facebook and the Ms. Frizzle of Recycling brought the heat! She's an incredible resource for all things packaging recycling. I think you'll agree, she needs to be a regular guest for sure!
Connect with Kate on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kateechristian/
Eco-cycle - http://ecocycle.org/
Adam Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
Adam sits down as part of his Covideo-19 series (where he is interviewing 19 different people during this pandemic) with Jon Bybee the VP of Creative from Lakanto Foods. Jon doesn't just wax his mustache, he also waxes poetic on the creative process, the role of packaging in the natural food space, and the amazing Monkfruit.
The best way to follow and connect with Jonathan is on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/scribbleoneverything/
Go buy yourself some Lakanto Monkfruit products at https://www.lakanto.com/
You can connect with Adam Peek at https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
Follow his Video series, including this one, https://vimeo.com/421921909
Meet a guy who has a team of people who literally want to save the planet. Steve is a thinker and a scientist who has developed a way to make cellulose from thin air!
Please connect up with Steve by sending an email to email@example.com
If you have connections to raw cellulose providers or people in the green tech space looking to change the world, make the intro!
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So, you don't know Camille yet, but if you're in the packaging industry...then you absolutely need to! She's an amazing human with a ton of connections, knowledge, oh and she has the receipts to back up all of my claims.
Connect with Camille on LinkedIn -https://www.linkedin.com/in/camillecorrchism/
Connect with Adam Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
As part of Adam's Covideo-19 series, he interview Irene and Audrey to hear about their journey to help bald and balding men find worth and practice self care. They also have a really killer unboxing experience and you can tell they really focused and cared about the community
Mantlmen.com to peep the products
They have a Facebook page and private group as well - https://www.facebook.com/mantlmen/
You can reach Irene Kong on LinkedIN - https://www.linkedin.com/in/irene-kong/
You can reach Audrey Elise at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can reach Adam Peek at https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
Episode 4 with Jeff Bean from VSC is live and popping! Yes, Adam dropped a Mr Bean reference but then Jeff dropped some straight fire about his life and his passion for packaging!
LinkedIn for Jeff - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-bean-a389bb52/
Visible Supply Chain - https://www.visiblescm.com/
LinkedIn for Adam Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
In this bonus episode, Adam Peek gets to talk with Steve Conlin, CEO of Ogdens Own Distillery to discuss the transition they had to make to ramp up production on sanitizer and the critical role packaging played.
You can watch the video interview at https://vimeo.com/411570055
Connect with Five Wives Vodka - www.fivewivesvodka.com
Adam Peek - www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek or email@example.com
Ted gets to sit down with Maggie from Coty (formerly owner of Benevolent Beauty) and they cover some of the amazing things Maggie has done in packaging and her journey in packaging from Michigan State to beauty packaging
Connect with Maggie on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggie-wedemeyer-4642174/
Connect with Ted on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ted-taitt-4458136/
Steve Savage drops some knowledge in episode 2 of season 2. Please check out 1908brands.com to learn more about this innovative CPG firm in Boulder, CO
Connect with Steve on LinkedIn at - https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-savage-722b3412/
Connect with Adam Peek from Fortis Solutions at - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adampeek/
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